Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Our chocolate shortbread cookies will soon be your go-to recipe for any holiday and seasonal decorating. We especially love them as heart-shaped gifts for that special someone on Valentine’s Day.

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Our baking chocolate is pre-grated making it easy to use in any recipe that calls for semi-sweet or dark chocolate. It is made with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla which makes everything you bake with it extra chocolatey, flavorful and memorable.

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The History Behind The Taste

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Cocoa was first enjoyed 3,500 years ago by the Olmecs, an indigenous tribe located in modern-day Central America. They documented drinking cocoa by engraving images.

America Discovers Chocolate!


The earliest record of chocolate in North America is from St. Augustine, Florida, where the Spanish ship, Nuestra Senora del Rosario del Carmen, was forced to make port. The ship was carrying beans, chocolate, and chocolate-making equipment.

Chocolate Was Made By Hand...


In the 1700s, chocolate was made by hand in the colonies. Cocoa beans and spices were ground and blended, mixed with water, and made into a warm beverage.

Aviator Amelia Earhart


Amelia Earhart enjoyed a cup of hot chocolate at 8,000 feet during her solo flight from Hawaii to Oakland, California.

M&M's In Space!


M&M’s brand chocolate candies are included in the first space shuttle mission, and every subsequent flight. They are included in NASA’s space food system and are featured on the International Space Station menu.

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